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Table 1 Associations between racial discrimination and sociodemographic factors at wave 1 (2009/10)

From: Racial discrimination and health: a prospective study of ethnic minorities in the United Kingdom

  No racial discrimination (n = 3885) Racial discrimination (n = 998) p
Age (years) 38.55 (15.60) 36.98 (13.32) 0.001
 16–24 793 (20.4%) 174 (17.4%)  
 25–34 991 (25.5%) 311 (31.2%)  
 35–44 904 (23.3%) 257 (25.8%)  
 45–54 593 (15.3%) 151 (15.1%)  
 55+ 604 (15.5%) 105 (10.5%)  
Sex (% men) 1900 (48.9%) 474 (47.5%) 0.426
Household income (£) 1195.71 (1020.57) 1220.60 (889.97) 0.481
 £0–499 572 (14.7%) 138 (13.8%)  
 £500–999 1486 (38.2%) 356 (35.7%)  
 £1000–1499 909 (23.4%) 221 (22.1%)  
 £1500–1999 439 (11.3%) 145 (14.5%)  
 £2000+ 479 (12.3%) 138 (13.8%)  
Education (% yes)    0.001
 University Degree 1372 (35.3%) 474 (47.5%)
 School qualification 1673 (43.1%) 412 (41.3%)
 No qualification 840 (21.6%) 112 (11.2%)
Ethnicity    0.001
 Indian 702 (76.7%) 213 (23.3%)
 Pakistani 609 (79.6%) 156 (20.4%)
 Bangladeshi 635 (85.5%) 108 (14.5%)
 Black Caribbean 464 (82.4%) 99 (17.6%)
 Black African 580 (80.6%) 140 (19.4%)
 Other 895 (76.0%) 282 (24.0%)
  1. Data are presented as means (SD) and n (%)